Here’s how parents can push back on the alarming ideology that’s infecting our children’s classrooms.
So some schools decided to close their programs for advanced students, because too high a percentage of them were white. This is so annoying, and idiotically racist, but in both directions.
Families that value liberalism over critical theory should be free to choose different educational options.
Research has found that “reopening decisions have more to do with influence from teachers’ unions than safety concerns.”
Episode 444 welcomes back Alex R. Knight III to chat with Skyler on the following topics: teaching social studies, English, and Spanish at a private sports academy; teaching future Olympic medalists in winter sports; why his social studies curriculum probably wouldn’t fly in public schools; the Tuttle Twins (and ATKE.org); “Great Myths of the Great Depression” by Lawrence Reed; the level of propaganda around COVID-19; why government parasites are always short-term thinkers; the fact that most people simply don’t care, and why should they?; the Voluntaryist vs. the Stoic in each of us; finding liberty in physical, entrepreneurial, and technological frontiers; finding helpfulness and community in relatively freer rural areas; his lamentations on a Biden presidency instead of 4 more years of Donald Trump; and more.
Charities are free to help people who truly need help.
Defending capitalism from its naysayers and teaching its benefits to the rising generation are more important now than ever before.
Radicals on the left and the right want to push youth through their own versions of conversion therapy. The right want to force gay conversion on youths so as to fix their minds to match their bodies. The left want to force body conversion on youths so as to fix their bodies to match their minds. Neither seem interested in helping youth feel comfortable with the minds and bodies they were born with.
Truly patriotic education can only be achieved in a constitutional, and therefore patriotic, manner.
The economic analysis of politics goes by many names: political economy, rational choice theory, formal political theory, social choice, economics of governance, endogenous policy theory, and public choice. Each of these labels picks out a subtly different intellectual tradition. Each tradition expands our understanding of the world. My favorite, though, remains public choice.